4 Krista Colussi
4 - Krista Colussi
Height: 5-8
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Nazareth, PA
High School: Nazareth
Position: C/OF
Bats/Throws: R/R

Freshman (2019):
First season in the program saw her appear in 37 games ... Made 34 of her 35 starts behind the plate ... Totaled a pair of multi-hit contests ... Hit .308 (4-of-13) over the Eagles' five games at the NCAA Championships ... Scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth as a result of a single by Sarah Katz in the team’s 7-5 triumph over Randolph-Macon (May 23) in the first game of the NCAA D-III Championships ... Finished 2-for-3 at the and delivered a clutch two-out double in the bottom of the seventh that tied the game at 2-2, with the Eagles finally winning, 3-2, in eight innings. vs. Eastern Connecticut State (May 26) ... Drew a one-out walk and later scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth when Cassie Baca singled, giving the Eagles a 5-4 win over Piedmont (May 13) in the winner-take-all game of the NCAA Demorest Regional ... Recorded a pair of hits in three at-bats and drove in the team’s first run of the game with a sac fly that scored pinch runner Mallory Nolen in a 5-4 win over Piedmont at the NCAA Demorest Regional ... Scored twice and singled in a 10-7 win over Case Western Reserve (Apr. 21) ...  Singled in Greta Wilker with what proved to be the game-winning run in the bottom of the second in Emory’s six-inning, 10-2 win over Carnegie Mellon (Mar. 30) ... Opened the sixth inning with a double and later scored the team’s final run via a single by Natalie Arreguin in a 6-3 win vs. LaGrange (Mar. 24).

High School
Fine four-year career at Nazareth High School ... Served as team captain her junior and senior seasons ... Was coached by Anthony Cocca ... Captured Second Team All-State honors in 2017 ... All-Area First Team as a junior and was a second-team choice in 2018 ... Hit. 596 with 21 RBIs her junior campaign ... As a senior, she helped Nazareth to its first state playoff win in 12 years, advancing to the quarterfinals of the PIAA Class 6A quarterfinals ... First Team EPC her final two years ... Chosen to compete in the 2017 Lehigh Valley Carpenter Cup Tournament, pitting the top underclassmen from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware ... Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Scholar Athlete Award winner.

Played travel ball for PA Threat

Daughter of Jim and Wendy Colussi ... Born August 18 ... Plans to major in biology

"I chose Emory because it provides balance between athletics and academics that I was looking for.  The nice weather was also a factor."

Career Stats

2019 37-35 80  12  13  7  4  1  0  0-0 .163
TOTAL 37-35 80  12  13  7  4  1  0  0-0 .163